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1The Penal Code, 1860

( ACT NO. XLV OF 1860 )

Chapter VI


Conspiracy to commit offences punishable by section 121.
2[121A. Whoever within or without Bangladesh conspires to commit any of the offences punishable by section 121, or to deprive Bangladesh of the sovereignty of her territories or of any part thereof, or conspires to overawe, by means of criminal force or the show of criminal force, the Government, shall be punished with 3[imprisonment for life] or with imprisonment of either description which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.]
Explanation.-To constitute a conspiracy under this section, it is not necessary that any act or illegal omission shall take place in pursuance.

  • 1
    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words “Bangladesh”, “Government”, “the Government” and “Taka” were substituted, for the words “Pakistan”, “Central or any Provincial Government” or “Central Government or any Provincial Government” or “Central Government” or “the Provincial Government” or “Provincial Government” and “rupees” respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
  • 2
    Section 121A was inserted by section 4 of the Indian Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 1870 (Act No. XXVII of 1870)
  • 3
    The words “imprisonment for life” were substituted, for the words “transportation for life or any shorter term” by section 10 of the Penal Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 1985 (Ordinance No. XLI of 1985)
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